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circumspect
careful; prudent; discreet
reticent
inclined to keep silent; reserved
arcane
known or understood by only a few
potentate
one who has the power and position to rule over others; monarch
parity
equality as in amount, status, or value
solicitous
concerned
chicanery
trickery
altruism
selflessness
eminent
distinguished, prominent
extirpate
to destroy
squelch
squash
abase
to lower in rank, prestige, or esteem
disparage
to belittle, to speak of negatively
ebullience
intense enthusiasm
lugubrious
mournful, dismal, gloomy, esp. to a ludicrous degree
amalgam
combination of diverse elements; a mixture
multifarious
diverse; various
multiplicity
state of being various or manifold
palliative
relieving or soothing the symptoms of a disease or disorder without effecting a cure
belie
to misrepresent
debunk
doubtful; of unlikely authenticity
specious
having the ring of truth or plausibility but actually false
equivocal
ambiguous
flag (v)
to tire, to droop, to decline in vigor or strength